INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
First Time Emmy® Nominations in Digital Categories
for Brazil, New Zealand & Hong Kong, China
Film & TV Actress/Producer Illeana Douglas to Host
Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2010
PARIS/NEW YORK, March 1st, 2010 – Nominees from 7 countries will compete for this year’s International Digital Emmy® Awards, it was announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Emmys will be presented at a special ceremony hosted by film & television actress/producer Illeana Douglas on Monday, April 12, at MIPTV in Cannes.
There are 13 nominees in 3 categories, Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction and Digital Program: Non-Fiction. The full list of Nominees from Brazil, Canada, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the United Kingdom follows this release.
This is the first time that Brazil, Hong Kong and New Zealand are nominated for an Emmy in the Digital Categories.
“The 2010 nominees showcase global excellence in programming on digital platforms and we congratulate them for their outstanding achievements,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of The International Academy.
In addition to the presentation of the International Digital Emmy® Awards for the three categories, The International Academy will present a special award – the Pioneer Prize, which is not an Emmy® but rather a special initiative from the Academy which honours an industry personality or organization. The Pioneer Prize will be presented to Heroes Creator & Executive Producer Tim Kring, for his contribution to the fields of digital television and cross-platform entertainment with Heroes Evolutions.
The International Digital Emmy® Awards 2010 is sponsored by Nokia and Ooyala.
THE 2010 INTERNATIONAL
DIGITAL EMMY® AWARDS at MIPTV
DIGITAL PROGRAM – CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
Cross Media Experimental Project: HK File.X
Radio Television Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Inside Hana’s Suitcase
Xenophile Media/Rhombus Media/My Pet Skeleton/CBC
KHF Media Ltd/Television New Zealand/New Zealand On Air
The Space Trainees
Conker Media/BBC Switch
DIGITAL PROGRAM – FICTION
BeActive Entertainment/Aitec do Brasil/Canal Oi/Millagro
Grundy UFA TV Produktions GmbH
DIGITAL PROGRAM – NON-FICTION
Construction and Fall of the Berlin Wall
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
BBC /The Open University
Hunger to Learn
Last Chance to See
About The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards Ceremony held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television produced outside of the United States and it presents The International Emmy® Awards in the following fifteen categories: Arts Programming; Best Performance by an Actress; Best Performance by an Actor; Current Affairs; Children & Young People; Comedy; Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital Program: Fiction; Digital Program: Non-Fiction; Documentary; Drama Series; News; Non-Scripted Entertainment; Telenovela; TV Movie/Mini-Series. For more information go to www.iemmys.tv.
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